Australia · Backpacker · Gypsy · Happiness · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide

The End of an Era

I am very swiftly approaching the end of my current chapter. Having spent the last 2 years and 7 months travelling, living life as a wandering nomad across Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia and limited parts of Europe, it’ll soon be time to go home and back to reality. Do I want to go home?… Continue reading The End of an Era

Architecture · Backpacker · Ireland · Photography · Spirituality · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide · Walking

Ballinacurra Graveyard

Not far from where Kerry and I are staying in Midleton, lay the ruins of an old Church of Ireland parish church and graveyard. Circa 1525-1575 what remains of the church is pretty scarce, but the head stones that are scattered throughout the cemetery are in relatively good condition, many are readable and a few… Continue reading Ballinacurra Graveyard

Drink · Food · Money · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide · Vegan · Vegan Food · Vegetarian · Vegetarian Food

Spain v Ireland: First Impressions

It’s Friday afternoon, Kerry and I have been in Ireland for, what, about 40 hours now and I thought it might be fun to have a little comparison sesh. Why not? Weather: Our last day in Spain was spent in Malaga, the temperature hit 25 degrees. People were wearing shorts, flip flops and sunnies, enjoying… Continue reading Spain v Ireland: First Impressions

Backpacker · Culture · Photography · Spain · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide

Torrevieja Travel Guide

Having spent 4 weeks in the bustling town of Torrevieja on the eastern Spanish coast, I can honestly say I fell in love. Only an hour south of Alicante, Torrevieja has a welcoming vibe, clean beaches and a wide esplanade with bars and restaurants. The town has many cool, quirky stores, lots of sports bars… Continue reading Torrevieja Travel Guide

Backpacker · Blogmas · Christmas · Food · Mexican Christmas · Travel · Vegan · Vegan Food · Vegetarian · Vegetarian Food

¡Feliz Navidad!

Christmas is often portrayed as a cold, snowy, cosy time of year. For most it conjures images of happy families snuggled around a log fire, a snowman wrapped in a plaid scarf standing guard on the front lawn and glasses of spicy, mulled wine served with warmed, fragrant mince pies. Aaww, I can see it now…… Continue reading ¡Feliz Navidad!

Food · Spain · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide · Vegan · Vegan Food · Vegetarian · Vegetarian Food

First Veggie Meal in Barcelona -The Veggie Garden

The first thing I do when Kerry and I check in to a new city is head on to the Happy Cow website and scan for veggie friendly eateries. Lets face it, my stomach rules my life! So we arrived into Barcelona on Tuesday night (well, it was actaully more like Wednesday morning if you… Continue reading First Veggie Meal in Barcelona -The Veggie Garden

Cooking · Diet · Food · Homemade · Travel · Vegan · Vegan Food · Vegetarian · Vegetarian Food

Vegan Green Gazpacho

As we are heading to Spain next week I thought I would tantalise your taste buds (and mine!) with a recipe for a delicious Spanish Green Gazpacho. Gazpacho is Spanish for cold soup and even though it’s pretty nippy over in Europe at the moment, you really cannot beat a good soup. This is a… Continue reading Vegan Green Gazpacho